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43.3.4 (2013-05-27)
5  sensors.conf.5: Mention "sensors -u" to get the raw feature names
6  sensors: Clarify what option -u is good for
7  fancontrol: Fix handling of absolute paths in config
8  pwmconfig: Print the initial PWM values
9             Raise the detection threshold to 3/4
10             Properly deal with multiple fan control
11  sensors-detect: Add detection of AMD family 16h power sensors
12                  Map IT8771E, IT8772E, IT8782F and IT8783F to it87
13                  Use /sys/module instead of /proc/modules where available
14                  Drop legacy sysconfig configuration file syntax
15                  Stay alive when /dev/port is missing
16                  Add detection of IT8752F
17                  Add detection of MCP98244
18                  Add detection of LM95234
19                  Add detection of TMP431/TMP432
20                  Update Nuvoton chip information and NCT6106D chip detection
21                  Drop unreliable DS1621/DS1631 detection
22
233.3.3 "Happy Birthday Sophie" (2012-11-06)
24  documentation: Update fan-divisors, fan divisors are optional
25  libsensors: Fix warning about library path not in /etc/ld.so.conf
26  sensors: Fix libiconv linkage need detection in rare corner case
27           Add support for humidity output
28           Add long switches to manual page
29  sensors-detect: Don't choke on systems without PCI
30                  Avoid probing EDID addresses on graphics cards (#2386)
31                  Add detection of NCT6779D and NCT6102D/NCT6106D
32                  Add detection of SMSC LPC47N217 and SIO10N268
33                  Do not scan I2C adapters on graphics cards by default
34                  Fix parent class discovery when multiplexer is present
35
363.3.2 (2012-03-14)
37  libsensors: Added support for new sysfs attributes
38              Change sysfs detection to survive upcoming kernel changes
39  sensord: Fix memory leaks revealed by valgrind
40           Minor performance improvements
41  sensors: Added support for new sysfs attributes
42           Display both instantaneous and average power if available.
43           Report thermal sensor type 1 as CPU diode
44           Align power values better
45           Fix power interval output
46  fancontrol: Support setup where one PWM output controls several fans
47              Output error messages to stderr
48  sensors-detect: Stop calling for PIIX5 SMBus testers
49                  Improve filtering of fake DMI data
50                  Print DMI system/product version if available
51                  Fix loading of the cpuid module
52                  Make LM73 detection less problematic
53                  Add detection of National Semiconductor LM96163
54                  Add detection of GMT G781
55                  Properly handle Super-I/O chips without logical device
56                  Add detection of National Semiconductor LM96080
57                  Add detection of ITE IT8771E
58                  Add detection of ITE IT8781F, IT8782F and IT8783F
59                  Add detection of ITE IT8510E/TE/G, IT8511E/TE/G,
60                         IT8513E/F/G, and IT8518E
61                  Add detection of ST Microelectronics STTS2002 and STTS3000
62                  Add detection of IDT TSE2002GB2, TS3000GB2, Microchip MCP9804,
63                         and Atmel AT30TS00
64
653.3.1 (2011-07-21)
66  isadump: Add support for word (16-bit) and long (32-bit) reads
67  isaset: Add support for word (16-bit) and long (32-bit) writes
68  sensors.conf.default: Add a section for the EMC6W201
69  sensors-detect: Add AMD family 15h CPU detection
70                  Add detection of ADT7461A / NCT1008
71                  Add detection of ITE IT8516E/F/G
72                  Integrate with systemd
73                  Drop unreliable smart battery detection
74                  Add detection of SMSC EMC6W201
75                  Drop unreliable detection of Maxim MAX6650
76                  Add detection of SMSC EMC2300
77                  Add detection of MAX6642
78                  Add detection of ITE IT8772E
79                  Don't advertise the ipmisensors driver
80                  Add detection of SA56004
81                  Add detection of LM95245
82
833.3.0 (2011-03-28)
84  Makefile: Check for bison and flex
85  libsensors: Add support for intrusion detection (#2370)
86              Compute MAX_SUBFEATURES at run-time (#2378)
87              Compute MAX_*_SENSOR_TYPES at build time (#2378)
88              Add support for new sysfs attributes (#2379)
89              Add support for humidity sensors
90              Limit symbol visibility
91  sensors.conf.default: Add a section for the W83627THF
92                        Add a section for the SCH5127
93                        Add a section for the W83627UHG
94                        Add a section for the W83795G/ADG
95                        Add a section for the F81865F
96  sensors: Display 3 decimal places in raw output
97           Add support for intrusion detection (#2370)
98           Fix automatic unit selection of 0 value
99           Added support for additional sensor attributes (#2379)
100  sensors-detect: Improve LM90 and W83L771 detection
101                  Fix error seen if I2C bus numbers are not sequential
102                  Add detection of SMSC EMC1423
103                  Add detection of the Analog Devices ADT7410
104                  Add detection of the National Semiconductor LM94
105                  Add detection of the ITE IT8728F
106                  Implement universal detection for coretemp (#2381)
107                  Add detection of Maxim MAX6639
108                  Add detection of SMSC EMC1023, EMC1043, EMC1053, and EMC1063
109                  Add detection of Nuvoton NCT5571D, NCT5577D and NCT6776F
110                  Add detection of SMSC EMC1002, EMC1033, EMC1046, EMC1047,
111                        EMC1072, EMC1073, EMC1074, EMC1402, and EMC1424
112                  Fixed address ranges checked for SMSC EMC1403 and EMC1404.
113                  Fix detection of SPD EEPROM on DDR3 memory modules
114                  Add detection of AMD family 12h and 14h thermal sensors
115                  Add detection of EMC6D103S
116                  Add detection of National Semiconductor LM75A
117                  Count DMI chassis type 8 as a laptop
118                  Add detection of SMSC SCH5627
119                  Add detection of many Fintek Super-I/O devices
120
1213.2.0 (2010-10-10)
122  libsensors: Increase MAX_SENSORS_PER_TYPE to 24
123              Map individual beep features
124              Change license to LGPL
125  pwmconfig: Sample all fan speeds before returning to full speed (#2380)
126             Wait for fans to return to full speed only once per PWM
127             Drop legacy invocations of cut
128  sensors.conf.default: W83667HG config is similar to W83627EHF/DHG
129  sensord: Fix support of multiple chips (#2377)
130  sensors: Properly handle sensor input read errors
131  sensors-detect: Give udev time to settle before accessing i2c nodes
132                  Add support for Intel PCH (SMBus)
133                  Add support for SMSC EMC1403 and EMC1404
134                  Fix detection of RB-C3 AMD Family 10h CPU
135                  Add support for SMSC EMC2103
136                  Add support for Fintek F71889ED
137                  Add support for ITE IT8721F
138                  Fix Maxim MAX6690 support
139                  Fix handling of duplicate detections
140                  Add support for STMicroelectronics STTS424
141                  Add support for NXP SE97 / SE97B
142                  Add reference to NCT6771F/NCT6772F/NCT6775F
143                  Add support for several JC42.4 compliant temperature sensors
144                  Add support for ITE IT8512E/F and IT8758E
145
1463.1.2 (2010-02-02)
147  libsensors: Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
148              Add support for HID devices
149  fancontrol: Check that all referenced sysfs files exist
150              Check that all devices match the configuration file
151  pwmconfig: Exit immediately if not root
152             Save device paths and names in configuration file
153  sensors.conf.default: Encourage user to not modify this file
154                        Add a section for adt7473 and adt7475
155                        Add a section for adt7476 and adt7490
156  sensord: Don't name our variables "alarm"
157           Major refactoring including
158           - Cleanup of huge functions
159           - Remove needless casts
160           - Fix coding style
161           - Break long lines
162           - Make functions more robust
163           - Remove unused return value
164           - Make CGI script more XHTML compatible
165  sensors: Fix iconv-related build warning in set_degstr
166  sensors-detect: Refer to tmp401 driver if TMP411 is detected
167                  Clean up the discovery of i2c adapters
168                  Report unsupported Access Bus adapters
169                  Add detection for TI's TMP421, TMP422 and TMP423 chips
170                  The SMSC LPC47M233 isn't currently supported
171                  Support upcoming sysfs path to i2c adapters
172                  Rename the modprobe configuration file to lm_sensors.conf
173                  Only report AMD Family 10h CPU with working sensors
174                  Add detection for AMD Family 11h thermal sensors
175                  Add detection for Intel Atom thermal sensors
176                  Add detection for National Semiconductor LM73
177                  Add SMBus detection for AMD Hudson-2
178                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83667HG-B and W83677HG-I
179                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7490
180                  Refer to f71882fg driver if F71889FG is detected
181                  Add detecton for Fintek F71869FG
182                  Detect ADT7473 at 0x2c and 0x2d
183                  More known revisions for the ADT7476
184                  Add detection for Nuvoton W83L771AWG/ASG
185                  Add detection for VIA Nano
186                  Add detection for Texas Instruments AMC6821
187                  Add detection for Analog Devices ADT7411
188  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Fix exit code
189
1903.1.1 (2009-06-21)
191  isadump: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
192  isaset: Use geteuid instead of getuid so that setuid bit works
193  libsensors: Don't rely on dirent->dt_type being set
194              New method to free the memory allocated for chip names
195  Makefile: Include generated source files in dependency checking
196            Make it possible to skip building of the static library
197  fancontrol: Add support for absolute path to hwmon devices
198  sensord: Remove the hidden commandline interface
199           Introduce struct sensord_arguments
200           Using sigaction for signal handlers
201           Convert to linux coding style
202           Cleanup and refactoring of the source code
203           Don't use the system log when generating a CGI script
204           Disable unit scaling for fan speeds
205           Use daemon logging facility instead of local4 by default
206           Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
207  sensors: Fix a memory leak when a chip name is provided
208  sensors-detect: Add nNidia nForce MCP78S SMBus detection
209                  Display Super-I/O address even if LD is disabled
210                  Differentiate between PC8374L and WPCD377I
211                  Use dmidecode to find IPMI interfaces if available
212                  Add Nuvoton W83795G/ADG detection
213                  Add National Semiconductor LM95241 detection
214                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83627DHG-P and W83627UHG detection
215
2163.1.0 "Happy Birthday Lina" (2009-02-28)
217  libsensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
218              Add support for current sensors
219              Fix error propagation during expression evaluation
220              Detect excessive recursion depth during expression eval (#2365)
221              Return a string rather than NULL for unknown errors
222              Skip non-file sysfs entries for speed
223              Fix memory leak in scanner when using flex 2.5.9 or later
224              Report configuration file read errors
225              Exit the configuration file parser sooner
226              Free bus statements from the configuration file sooner
227              Read extra configuration files from /etc/sensors.d (#2174)
228              Report the configuration file name on parse errors
229              Add support for ACPI devices
230  libsensors.3: Reformat for clarity
231                Document function sensors_snprintf_chip_name
232                Document error-related functions
233  lm_sensors.init: Support new format of /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
234                   Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
235  lm_sensors.init.suse: Delete (actual SuSE script is much different)
236  Makefile: Install sensors.conf.default instead of sensors.conf.eg (#2333)
237  pwmconfig: Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
238  fancontrol: Don't round temperature values
239              Drop support for kernels 2.4 and earlier
240              Exit if configuration file can't be read
241              Create pid file only after successful initialization
242  maxilife scripts: Delete (driver never ported to Linux 2.6)
243  sensord: Accept negative temperatures in RRD database
244           Don't bail out on transient errors (#2330)
245  sensors: Add support for instantaneous power sensors
246           Add support for current sensors
247           Fix exit code in error case
248  sensors.conf.5: Lots of additions and reworks
249  sensors.conf.default: New, minimum version of sensors.conf.eg (#2333)
250                        Add sections for the SMSC SCH311x and SCH5027
251  sensors.conf.eg: The LM99 offset is now handled in the lm90 driver
252                   Move help section to sensors.conf.5
253                   Add a section for the Asus/Fintek F8000
254  sensors-detect: Fix detection of ADT7463 and LM96000
255                  Add VIA VX800/VX820 SMBus support
256                  Fix detection of Intel 5000 series FB-DIMM AMB
257                  Fix detection of ADT7462
258                  Fix detection of SMSC LPC47M292
259                  Add SMSC LPC47M233 support
260                  Drop support for Linux 2.4 (#2325)
261                  Handle special case chips more efficiently
262                  Fix SMBus detection of W83627EHF and W83627DHG
263                  Get I2C adapter driver names from sysfs (#2328)
264                  Drop old SiS I2C adapter entries
265                  Drop separate LM78-J entry
266                  Merge all Mozart-2 entries
267                  Merge both GL518SM entries into one
268                  Complete GL520SM detection
269                  Improve GL525SM detection a bit
270                  Let kernel 2.6.28 and later handle chips aliases
271                  Unload kernel drivers when we are done with them (#2329)
272                  Fix handling of bus driver names with an underscore
273                  Simplify loading of bus drivers
274                  Fix bus number prediction logic (#2327)
275                  Suggest the sbs driver for smart batteries
276                  Drop alias detection for Super-I/O chips
277                  Move alias detection after all chip detections
278                  Probe chip types from safest to more risky (#2322)
279                  Add an option to skip ISA probes except IPMI
280                  Skip ISA detection by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
281                  Do not scan I2C adapters on multimedia cards by default
282                  Skip SMBus probing by default if a Super I/O was found (#2322)
283                  Display I2C address statictics with --stat
284                  Document the new detection order and rules
285                  Gather DMI data and print it at start-up
286                  Always probe the SMBus on Asus, Tyan and Supermicro boards
287                  Move IPMI interface detection to its own section
288                  Skip IPMI probing on laptops
289                  Add Winbond/Nuvoton W83667HG support
290                  Add Intel Core I7 support
291                  Generate new format for /etc/sysconfig/lm_sensors (#2246)
292                  Print warnings about missing modules on screen
293                  Fix detection of older DS1621
294                  Add nNidia nForce MCP67, MCP73, MCP79 SMBus support
295                  Exclude auto-loaded PCI and USB drivers from list (#2368)
296                  Special case probing i2c address 0x73 (to not crash FSC ICs)
297                  Add detection of FSC Hades and Syleus IC's
298                  Add detection of Winbond WPCD377I (no sensors)
299  sensors-detect-stat.pl: Delete (functionality merged into sensors-detect)
300  sysconfig-lm_sensors-convert: Sample config file conversion script (#2246)
301
3023.0.3 (2008-09-28)
303  libsensors: Avoid namespace pollution
304  fancontrol: Don't use named pipes when we don't need them (#2319)
305  pwmconfig: Tell the user about gnuplot if it isn't installed
306             Fix MINSTOP and MINSTART test functions (#2340)
307             Test MINSTOP before MINSTART
308             Use better step values for MINSTOP test
309             Print the revision and date at start-up
310             Detect and report obviously incorrect fan speeds
311             Determine MINSTOP automatically
312             Skip MINSTOP and MINSTART tests if fan can't stop
313             Change default for MINTEMP from 0 to 20 degrees C
314             Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
315             Update manual page
316  sensors.conf.eg: Drop "label temp#_crit" statements
317  sensors-detect: Add Intel SCH (bus) support
318                  Add SMSC EMC6D103 support
319                  Improve MAX6657, MAX6658, MAX6659 detection
320                  Cache the byte data reads (#2326)
321                  Add Maxim MAX6654/MAX6690 support
322                  Add National Semiconductor LM95231 support
323                  Add Analog Devices ADT7481 support
324                  Refactor alias detection functions
325                  Fix Andigilog aSC7621 support
326                  Add Texas Instruments THMC51 support
327                  Fix Analog Devices ADT7461 support
328                  Add VIA C7 support
329                  Fix Winbond W83L786NR/NG/R/G support (#2336)
330                  Add Maxim MAX6646/MAX6647/MAX6649 support
331                  Add VIA VT1212 support
332                  Add SMSC EMC2700LPC support
333                  Add ITE IT8720F support
334                  Add Texas Instruments TMP411 support
335                  Prevent misdetection of W83627DHG on I2C as LM78
336                  W83627DHG has no subclients
337                  Add Maxim MAX1618 support
338
3393.0.2 (2008-05-18)
340  documentation: Delete the FAQ, now maintained on the wiki
341  libsensors: Use __func__ instead of __FUNCTION__
342              Parse the configuration file in C locale
343              Late compute statements override early ones
344              Support virtual hwmon devices (#2309)
345              Support power and energy sensors
346              Support DOS-style configuration files again (#2284)
347  pwmconfig: Don't create the configuration file before it's needed
348             Don't preserve configuration file customizations
349             Fix permissions of the configuration file
350             Don't start if fancontrol is running (#2299)
351  fancontrol: Don't start if already running (#2299)
352              Delete fancontrol.pid at exit time (#2299)
353  sensord: Fix support of multiple chip names on the command line (#2321)
354  sensors: Print energy and power sensors with automatically scaled units
355  sensors-detect: Add SMSC SCH5027D detection
356                  Do not access I/O ports on PPC
357                  Move south bridge sensor detection to the right section
358                  Run chip_special_cases() earlier
359                  New device ID for the SMSC SCH5317
360                  Add SMSC SCH5127 detection
361                  Add National Semiconductor LM64 detection
362                  Add Asus F8000 detection
363                  Add Intel ICH10 (bus) detection
364                  Don't probe I2C addresses 0x40-0x47
365                  Fix the parsing of I2C addresses not to scan
366                  Detect and skip 1-register-only I2C devices
367                  Avoid SMBus word transactions where possible
368                  Add Dallas DS1631 detection
369
3703.0.1 (2008-01-28)
371  documentation: Update the application writing guidelines
372  libsensors: No longer depend on libsysfs (#2262)
373              Don't guess the bus type from the device ID format (#2240)
374              Add support for attributes in the hwmon class device (#2260)
375  Makefile: No warnings about ld configuration for staged installations
376            Document the variable overriding mechanism (#2296)
377  pwmconfig: Really hide errors on sysfs writes
378             Deal gracefully with read-only pwm_enable files
379             Warn about outputs found in automatic mode
380             Repeat available configuration options before prompt (#2289)
381             Fix duplicate warning message when config file is broken
382  fancontrol: Detect improperly formatted FCTEMPS value (#2293)
383  sensord: Fix rrd support (#2276)
384           Use the same colors for daily and weekly charts
385           Drop workaround needed by old versions of rrdtool
386  sensors: Fix error path on library initialization error
387  sensors.conf.eg: Fix voltage value references (g520sm, lm80, pc87366)
388  sensors-detect: Drop PCA9540 detection
389                  Improve sysconfig and modprobe.d integration
390                  Add SMSC SCH5514D-NS detection (no sensors)
391                  Lower the confidence of MAX6650/MAX6651
392                  Add Fintek F71858DG detection
393                  Add Fintek F81216D detection (no sensors)
394  unhide_ICH_SMBus: Add support for the 82801AA (ICH)
395
3963.0.0 (2007-11-24)
397  Makefile: Fix MODULE_DIR usage in etc
398            Fix build on PPC
399  pwmconfig: Better diagnostics in pwmdisable
400             Give the fans some time to spin up
401  sensors-detect: Add Texas Instruments TMP401 detection
402                  Mention the f75375s driver
403                  Add SMSC LPC47B367-NC detection (no sensors)
404                  Reduce w83781d/lm78 I2C address probing range
405                  Add Intel Celeron 4xx and Penryn (CPU on 45nm) detection
406
4073.0.0-rc3 (2007-10-28)
408  libsensors: Add a default configuration file
409              Fix memory leaks on initialization error
410              Make the configuration file optional
411              Change the default configuration file to /etc/sensors3.conf
412  sensord: Reload config on SIGHUP rather than automatically
413           No default configuration file name
414  sensors: Fix file handle leak on library initialization error
415           Handle the case where voltage measurements aren't available
416           No default configuration file name
417           Install as sensors again
418  sensors.conf.eg: Install as sensors3.conf
419  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC LPC47B357/M967 detection
420                  Select the right driver for FSC chips
421  sensors-detect-stat.pl: Handle alternative chip lists
422
4233.0.0-rc2 (2007-10-10)
424  useful_addresses.html: Moved to the wiki
425  Makefile: Add sensors-conf-convert to make install
426  libsensors: Notify the caller when writing a value fails
427              Differentiate between different read error types
428              Report I/O errors as such
429  sensord: Log the error code on failure
430           Drop the configuration file search path mechanism (#2259)
431           Manual page update
432  sensors: Fix spurious critical temperature alarm
433           Print error messages to stderr
434           Make error messages more helpful and consistent
435           Better handling of the fault flags
436  sensors-conf-convert: Add a short help text
437  sensors-detect: Fix SMSC SCH311x detection
438                  Add AMD K10 CPU sensor detection
439
4403.0.0-rc1 (2007-09-25)
441  Initial release
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